Everyone pictures counselling by lying on a bed, crying into a pillow, rambling away to a therapist whilst they write notes on their notepad. Yeah? Well... that's not really how it goes like it does in the films. Yes probably alot of crying (don't worry they have boxes of tissues), they do have a notepad… Continue reading Counselling
Eeek guess what!! Today is the day that I wrote my first ever blog post! It's one year since I opened up and spoke out about suffering with anxiety and panic attacks! At first I was abit nervous, anxious, worried, and overthought every possible response I could get when I published my first post! I… Continue reading A year on…
I never really exercised outdoors, or infact my daily routine consisted of waking up, going to work (stuck in an office), come home, back in my pjs and be a couch potato for the rest of the night; then the next day, the routine cycle starts again. Not very exciting for a 23 year old… Continue reading The power of fresh air
Recently I came across a mental health campaign within a workplace. When I questioned it, it turns out the campaign was mainly for men, to try and get men to speak out. Now I was quite taken aback by this and thought what about women in their workplace. Why can't they focus on mental health… Continue reading Everyone has a mental health!
A panic attack is horrible. I have so many changes and things happening, all that's happening is a panic attack. Not severe, just a big fat elephant sat on my chest making it 10x harder for me to breathe. With general anxiety disorder, change is a massive trigger to the attacks. It's like looking at… Continue reading Big fat elephant ugh.
Anxiety isn't just about constant worry 24/7. It's second guessing yourself all the time. Why did I say that? What are they going to say? Am I making the right choice? Is this a good idea? Can I actually do this? I don't think I can do this It's not the right time Imagine trying… Continue reading Anxiety vs Ambitions
Ugh. Let's be honest here, I really really cannot be bothered to run a mile today. Ugh! I just want to sleep and be lazy. It's 4pm and I'm still yet to do the first run for R.E.D. I keep looking at my nails and thinking "come on, I can do this, I need to… Continue reading Day one of R.E.D